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Monkoora, Scotland On Sunday, 30 April 2017

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 30 April 2017 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with Knockengorroch World Ceilidh Festival]

MONKOORA Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday

Scotland On Sunday, 30 April 2017, Monkoora

Monkoora is the musical moniker for producer, multi-instrumentalist and singer Julie Fern Crawford.

Her new six-track EP (seven including a radio edit of lead single ’Bocx Wurld’), was released last week via Glasgow-based artist management agency and record label Hot Gem.

The single has picked up radio support, while last year’s mini-LP, ‘Pale Slopes’ is on the eligibles list for this years Scottish Album of the Year award.

Monkoora creates bright bubble-gum electronica pop music, but with meaty lyrics exploring sexual politics, and philosophy.

We highly recommend seeing Monkoora live as part of Edinburgh’s Hidden Door Festival on 3 June.

Listen to Bocx Wurld and Repelling Radios at https://soundcloud.com/hotgemtunes/sets/monkoora-nuclear-bb and more info at www.facebook.com/Monkoora

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run music industry seminar and social night Born To Be Wide visit www.borntobewide.co.uk

Under the Radar is in association with Knockengorroch World Ceilidh Festival in the hills, 25-28 May 2017 featuring Max Romeo, RURA, Molotov Jukebox, Mouse Outfit, Mungos Hi Fi and many more Scottish and international acts. To find out more visit www.knockengorroch.org.uk

Knockengorroch World Ceilidh Festival sponsors Scotland On Sunday Max Romeo at Knockengorroch World Ceilidh Festival Molotov Jukebox at Knockengorroch World Ceilidh Festival Knockengorroch World Ceilidh Festival sponsors Scotland On Sunday

* For consideration as our Artist of the Week please click HERE scroll to the bottom and review checklist of what we NEED in order to feature bands in Scotland On Sunday. Then email: Derick Mackinnon with all the info

HQFU, Scotland On Sunday, 29 May 2016

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 29 May 2016 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on Scotsman.com [in association with Lindisfarne Festival]

Scotland On Sunday, 29 May 2016, HQFU

Originally from Aberdeen, and starting her musical career as a folk artist, Sarah J Stanley is currently making an impact with her electronica project HQFU.

A multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and producer, her self-titled debut album was released last month, securing lots of media support, most notably a live session on Vic Galloway’s BBC Radio Scotland show.

HQFU’s sound is rooted in house and electro, combining live vocals, dreamy melodies, synthesisers, beats and bleeps.

She performs live on Thursday as part of Hidden Door Festival in Edinburgh, Friday at Brew At The Bog near Inverness, 10 June during the West End Festival at the Hug And Pint in Glasgow and Doune The Rabbit Hole in August. She also joins previous Scottish Album of the Year Award winner RM Hubbert on tour next month.

Listen at: https://hqfu.bandcamp.com/album/hqfu

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the Born To Be Wide music industry social events and seminars www.borntobewide.co.uk

To win tickets for this year’s Lindisfarne Festival go to http://bit.ly/LindisfarneFest-Win

Under the Radar in Scotland On Sunday is in association with LINDISFARNE FESTIVAL

Lindisfarne Festival sponsors new music in Scotland On Sunday, 29 May 2016

* For consideration as our Artist of the Week please click HERE scroll to the bottom and review checklist of what we NEED in order to feature bands in Scotland On Sunday. Then email: Derick Mackinnon with all the info